Berryessa/North San Jose station

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Bay Area Rapid Transit
An elevated railway station under construction
The station under construction in March 2018
Other namesBerryessa Transit Center
Location1620 Berryessa Road, San Jose, California
United States
Coordinates37°22′06″N 121°52′29″W / 37.3683606°N 121.8746546°W / 37.3683606; -121.8746546Coordinates: 37°22′06″N 121°52′29″W / 37.3683606°N 121.8746546°W / 37.3683606; -121.8746546
Owned byBay Area Rapid Transit
Line(s)BART S-Line
Platforms1 island platform
ConnectionsBus transport VTA buses
Structure typeElevated
Parking1,200 spaces
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Opening2020 (tentative)[1][2]
Preceding station Bart-logo.svg Bay Area Rapid Transit Following station
Upon opening (2020)
toward Richmond
Richmond–​Berryessa/​​North San José Terminus
Berryessa/​​North San José–​Daly City
Future service (2029–2030)
toward Richmond
Richmond–​Santa Clara Alum Rock
toward Daly City
Santa Clara–​Daly City

Berryessa/North San José is a future Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station serving the Berryessa District in San Jose, California. Previously known as Berryessa, it was renamed in 2017 to "Berryessa/​North San José."[3][4] VTA calls the site the Berryessa Transit Center, including the BART station, bus station and parking.[5]

It will be the first BART station ever built in San Jose, and service will terminate here until the completion of the downtown San Jose subway (the last phase of the Silicon Valley BART extension).[6] The Berryessa Transit Center bus station opened December 28, 2019 with bus and light rail route changes intended to support the BART connection.[7] As of October 2019, the BART station itself is tentatively planned to open in 2020.[1][2]


The $2.3-billion extension has two stations, and broke ground in 2012 with completion initially expected in 2016 but delayed several times.[8] VTA received a $900 million grant for federal funding for the $2.3-billion Silicon Valley Extension in 2012.[9]

Station layout[edit]

The 52-acre (21 ha) station will have an elevated island platform, a seven-story parking structure with 1,200 spaces, and a 10-bay bus transit center.[10][11][12] The site is adjacent to the San Jose Flea Market.


  1. ^ a b "San Jose BART delay: Milpitas, Berryessa stations likely to miss 2019 opening: Officials had hoped to open the stations by the end of the year". San Jose Mercury News. October 1, 2019. Retrieved October 10, 2019. But the agency’s general manager revealed this week that BART is likely to miss that target, and trains probably won’t start taking passengers to those stations until sometime in 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Are the Milpitas and Berryessa BART stations going to open on time? It's complicated". San Francisco Chronicle. October 1, 2019. Retrieved October 10, 2019. Revenue service will not start on Dec. 28, 2019 if VTA does not resolve the discrepancies necessary for BART to start pre-revenue testing by Oct. 21, 2019
  3. ^ "Board of Directors Meeting, August 3, 2017, Minutes" (PDF). Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. September 8, 2017. p. 7.
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  5. ^ "Berryessa Transit Center & Berryessa/North San José BART Station". Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2019-12-04.
  6. ^ "BART Silicon Valley extension: Berryessa station". 2017.
  7. ^ Childress, Brandi (2019-11-20). "Ready for Launch! VTA's All New Service December 28, 2019". Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2019-12-04.
  8. ^ Richards, Gary. "Next target: Extending BART under downtown San Jose". San Jose Mercury News. Archived from the original on September 24, 2016. Construction begins this spring, with 2016 completion date... Source: VTA
  9. ^ "VTA and FTA Seal the Deal for BART Silicon Valley" (pdf) (Press release). Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. March 12, 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-14.[permanent dead link]
  10. ^ Bus service will connect to downtown. The station will be served by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), Santa Cruz Metro (Highway 17 Express), Monterey-Salinas Transit, SMART, and San Benito County Transit buses in addition to employer shuttles.Herhold, Scott. "DASH shuttle gives way to new VTA bus". San Jose Mercury News. the VTA is in the middle of a wrenching change of its service... Source: VTA
  11. ^ Future Berryessa Station Campus - Winter 2015-2016 - YouTube. BART Silicon Valley. December 21, 2015. Retrieved March 12, 2017. parking garage, which will house about 1200 parking spaces... Source: BART Silicon Valley
  12. ^ Future Berryessa BART Station Campus - Fall 2016 - YouTube. BART Silicon Valley. November 8, 2016. Retrieved March 12, 2017. on the second floor of the sevel-level parking garage... Source: BART Silicon Valley

External links[edit]

Media related to Berryessa/North San José station at Wikimedia Commons